Crime Statistics for Birkhouse, Calderdale, Calderdale, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Birkhouse, Calderdale, Calderdale
Crime Statistics for Birkhouse, Calderdale, Calderdale
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Birkhouse using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 161 street level crime incidents in Birkhouse in April 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Birkhouse, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime63
Anti Social Behaviour43
Public Order24
Other Theft10
Criminal Damage Arson7
Shoplifting5
Other Crime3
Burglary2
Vehicle Crime2
Drugs1
Robbery1
All Crime161

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Birkhouse. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Birkhouse

We've taken the ten nearest places to town; ?> and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Birkhouse has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Brighouse (0.88 miles)187
Bailiff Bridge (0.62 miles)185
New Road Side (1.86 miles)181
Birkhouse161
Brookfoot (1.39 miles)140
Toothill (1.96 miles)124
Hartshead Moor Top (0.88 miles)69
Red Beck (1.55 miles)57
Hartshead Moor Side (1.24 miles)50
Norwood Green (1.75 miles)46

7.4%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Birkhouse

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Birkhouse and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
New Road Side94
Brighouse90
Bailiff Bridge78
Brookfoot71
Birkhouse63
Toothill57
Hartshead Moor Top24
Red Beck20
Hartshead Moor Side20
Norwood Green14

Last updated: April 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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